Governance and Document Specialist

Governance and Document Specialist

Birmingham, UK
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Job Title: Governance and Document Specialist

Location: Birmingham

Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President


The Consequence Management (CM) team is a collaborative Human Resources function with broad scope in relation to employee suitability and conduct and within the team, we have three pillars of responsibility working together. Suitability focuses on the fit and proper assessment and development of in-scope senior managers against regulatory expectations. Global employee relations focuses on a high volume of cases of employee misconduct using regional experts with a broad base of experience. The Centre of Excellence (COE) is a dedicated team tasked with handling the most complex and significant cases for the Bank, linking the suitability of employees to CM outcomes. The COE also includes the team's governance, reporting, and policy management function; this role is within the COE.


What we'll offer you


A healthy, engaged and well-supported workforce are better equipped to do their best work and, more importantly, enjoy their lives inside and outside the workplace. That's why we are committed to providing an environment with your development and wellbeing at its centre.


You can expect:

  • Competitive salary and non-contributory pension
  • 30 days' holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase additional days
  • Life Assurance and Private Healthcare for you and your family
  • A range of flexible benefits including Retail Discounts, a Bike4Work scheme and Gym benefits
  • The opportunity to support a wide-ranging CSR programme + 2 days' volunteering leave per year


Your key responsibilities


  • Drafting, amending, and managing policies and procedures for the CM function, including stakeholder engagement
  • Governance support to CM committees, working with the London and regional teams to provide global coverage for the function
  • Support for requests for audits and internal reporting requirements
  • Owning the documentation standards to be set for the CM function, including applying a high level of quality control
  • Presentation of CM deliverables to multiple stakeholders in the Bank; confidentiality and discretion are essential in handling the Bank's most serious matters


Your skills and experience


  • Acute attention to detail in all aspects, especially communication skills, both written and verbal; experience developing briefings and presentations for executive/board level audience
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office Applications e.g., PowerPoint, able to apply CM team style and branding to all team outputs
  • Agile and flexible with an ability to adapt style and plans according to the situation, stakeholder dynamics, and multiple competing deadlines
  • Confident self-starter, execution focused, and experienced working in a matrix environment with minimal handholding and a remote team environment
  • Experienced in defining and executing controls


How we'll support you


  • Training and development to help you excel in your career
  • A range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs
  • Flexible working to assist you balance your personal priorities
  • A culture of continuous learning and internal mobility to aid progression
  • Coaching and support from experts in your team


About us and our teams

Deutsche Bank is the leading German bank with strong European roots and a global network. Click here to see what we do.


Deutsche Bank & Diversity 


Our values define the working environment we strive to create - diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.
We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.


Click here to find out more about diversity and inclusion at Deutsche Bank

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